Film Events

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 6:30pm
Central Library

, Meeting Room 302

Join us as Central Cinema's cinesthesia presents Funny Games by Michael Haneke. Two psychotic young men take a mother, father, and son hostage in their vacation cabin and force them to play sadistic "games" with one another for their own amusement. Starring Susanne Lothar, Ulrich Muhe and Arno Frisch. View the trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rzpzpe_8gHQ

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 5:30pm
Pinney Library

5:30 Activities & Snacks
6:15 Movie on the big screen

Join Pinney Library in a celebrating all of the highs and lows portrayed in teen author John Green’s books. Then watch the movie adaptation of The Fault in Our Stars in HD on the big screen. The movie has space for 50 people, tickets will be handed out beginning at 5:30 pm.

Themed snacks! Crafts & Activites! Prize drawings! DFTBA!

This movie is rated PG-13 by the Motion Picture Association of America...

Attack on Titan
Fri, 10/03/2014 - 6:45pm
Alicia Ashman Library

When the man-eating giants called Titans first appeared, humans retreated behind massive walls. After a hundred years of safety, a colossal-sized Titan smashes through the defenses, unleashing a flood of giants and carnage in the streets. Eren Jaeger watches helplessly as one of the creatures devours his mother. He vows to kill every Titan walking the earth.When the man-eating giants called Titans first appeared, humans retreated behind massive walls. After a hundred years of safety, a...

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 2:00pm
Alicia Ashman Library

Master origami artist Ruthanne Bessman will present a program focusing on multiple aspects of a single topic--origami--for a uniquely rich exploration of human culture. Participants will learn about the history and tradition of paper folding in Japan and how origami techniques have had an impact throughout history, and have even contributed to problem solving in science and medicine in today's technology-driven global culture. Following her talk will be a hands-on workshop on making paper...

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 6:30pm
Central Library

, Meeting Room 302

Women in Space traces the history of women pioneers in the U.S. space program, and features the next generation of women engineers, mathematicians and astronauts — the new group of pioneers who continue to make small but significant steps forward. Produced and directed by Michael Epstein. Dr. Margaret Turnbull, Astrobiologist, Global Science Institute will join us for a discussion following the film.

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 6:00pm
Hawthorne Library

Join us for Hawthorne's Free Friday Feature! This is an ongoing film event in which we will be showing a newly released adult feature the second Friday of each month.

This film is rated PG-13. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult to attend.

"An officer finds himself caught in a time loop in a war with an alien race. His skills increase as he faces the same brutal combat scenarios, and his union with a Special Forces warrior gets him closer and closer to...

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 7:00pm
Alicia Ashman Library

Documentary / USA / 2014 / 93 min.
Of all the great ballerinas, Tanaquil Le Clercq may have been the most transcendent. With a body unlike any before hers, she mesmerized viewers and choreographers alike. With her elongated, race-horse physique, she became the new prototype for the great George Balanchine.

Because of her extraordinary movement and unique personality on stage, she became a muse to two of the greatest choreographers in dance, George Balanchine and Jerome Robbins...

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 2:00pm
Alicia Ashman Library

Stories we tell: In this inspired, genre-twisting new film, Oscar®-nominated writer/director Sarah Polley discovers that the truth depends on who’s telling it. Polley is both filmmaker and detective as she investigates the secrets kept by a family of storytellers. She playfully interviews and interrogates a cast of characters of varying reliability, eliciting refreshingly candid, yet mostly contradictory, answers to the same questions. As each relates their version of the family mythology,...

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 6:30pm
Central Library

, Meeting Room 302

Special screening of Nicky's Family by Matej Minac. The film tells the nearly forgotten story of Nicholas Winton, an Englishman who organized the rescue of 669 Czech and Slovak children just before the outbreak of World War II. Winton, now 105 years old, did not speak about these events with anyone for more than half a century. His heroic acts would probably have been forgotten if his wife, fifty years later, hadn't found a suitcase in the attic, full of documents and transport plans....

Galaxy Railways
Fri, 10/17/2014 - 6:45pm
Alicia Ashman Library

In the future, mankind will venture to the far reaches of the cosmos using technologically advanced trains, perhaps the least likely method of intergalactic travel. The fleet of Galaxy Railways transports countless galactic citizens from one exotic planet to the next, protected by the SDF, the elite force protecting the Railways Fleet against terrorists, meteor storms and malicious alien life.

These are the stories of those that travel the Galaxy Railways system and the people...